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Gender & Sexuality in Chinese Culture
This page features reference books, scholarly journals, and databases that are generally helpful for studies in East Asian Languages and Cultures. You can find more by searching the Library catalogue, or look up databases and journals by title.
Additional resources will be added in Winter 2023.
Dedicated to the promotion of scholarly research on the peoples and cultures of Asia. Began in China as Folklore Studies in 1942 and later moved to Japan as Asian Folklore Studies. Edited and published at Nanzan University in Nagoya, Japan, with the cooperation of Boston University.
China: Trade, Politics and Culture, 1793-1980 is a unique resource which encompasses a variety of primary source materials spanning nearly 200 years of China's interaction with the West. This collection includes detailed observations and reports written by Western missionaries, business people, travelers, and government representatives. Some distinguishing features of this collection include its numerous historical maps and diverse material types ranging from photographs and drawings to periodical literature.
Bloomsbury Cultural History is a digital reference tool comprising curated and illustrated reference works alongside extensive eBook and image collections. It offers an authoritative survey of a wide range of subjects throughout history. Each subject is looked at in Antiquity, the Medieval Age, the Renaissance, the Enlightenment, the Age of Empire and the Modern Age and thematic coverage is consistent across all periods so that users can either gain a broad overview of a period or follow a theme through the ages.
eHRAF World Cultures contains ethnographic collections covering all aspects of cultural and social life. eHRAF is unique in having subject indexing at the paragraph level. This allows detailed and precise searching for concepts not easily found with keywords.